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Deceptive Advertising

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This class action lawsuit claims that when GNC discontinued its popular Gold Club program, millions of consumers were unable to receive the benefits of the program for the full one-year period contemplated when they paid to join the program.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Harbor Freight violated the law by advertising merchandise as “on sale” or “comp at” that had not been sold at the stated regular or “comp at” price for 28 of the preceding 90 days. 

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This class action lawsuit claims that Clairol Balsam hair coloring dyes can have serious side effects that can harm the short term comfort and long term health of users.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Millennium mislabeled their GT’s Kombucha products by

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This class action lawsuit claims that WBM International falsely advertised its Himalayan salt lamp products as effective in treating and preventing many health problems and diseases despite the absence of FDA approval.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that i-Health misrepresented the efficacy of BrainStrong Products, which contained Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) algal oil.  The positive effects of DHA oil come from the Omega-3 fatty acid found in cold water fish, not the DHA oil found in algae.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Universal Nutrition violated California state law by improperly labeling and selling its products as being “Made Proudly in the USA,” when, in fact, the products are not made in the United States.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Quorn failed to adequately disclose that the “Mycoprotein” used in its products is a mold (member of the fungi family).  Plaintiff further alleges the statements on the labels of Quorn’s products are false and misleading.

If you purchased Kona Brewing Company beer because you thought it was brewed in Hawaii, you are not alone.  An ongoing false advertising investigation is looking into the deceptive labeling that suggests the beer is brewed in Hawaii.

This investigation is alleging that Core Formulations Core 8 & IsoCore, Rogue Nutrition Rogue Whey, and BioHealth Nutrition Precision Blend & Precision Iso protein powders are spiked with useless amino acids so that it registers higher in proteins than it actually contains, despite labeling that says it is not spiked.